Illegal drug manufacturing in Nebraska is a serious criminal offense. A manufacturing drug charge sentence could send you to prison for decades. Even if you didn’t make the drugs but participated somehow in drug substance manufacturing, you still face a potentially lengthy prison sentence. Beating your charge or negotiating a lesser charge requires the help of a tough, dedicated, and skilled criminal defense lawyer. Omaha criminal defense attorney Tom Petersen of Petersen Criminal Defense Law has over 20 years of experience defending people facing dire consequences. Attorney Petersen and his team are available 24 hours a day to spring into
In Nebraska, you can receive a driver’s license suspension or revocation for a variety of different reasons. You can lose your license after getting a DUI, repeatedly violating traffic laws, or as an administrative remedy. No matter what led to your license suspension, driving while your license is suspended counts as a new and separate criminal traffic violation. The penalty for driving with a suspended license differs from the penalty for driving with a revoked license. It is important to understand the difference between the two when you strategize how to get your driving with a suspended license charge dismissed.
Conspiracy charges can create lots of confusion for criminal defendants. The idea that you can face punishment for planning to do something before actually doing it does not sit right with many people. After all, criminal statutes typically aim to punish an offender after they commit the illegal act, not beforehand. Conspiracy charges address the conduct of offenders who intend to cause or commit a felony, whether or not they complete the crime. Dealing with criminal conspiracy charges can create lots of stress and uncertainty for a defendant. If you were charged with criminal conspiracy in Nebraska, contact the Nebraska
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Many states throughout the United States impose some version of a three-strike law. But what is the three-strike law, and what does it mean? A three-strike law is a criminal sentencing theory that imposes significantly harsher penalties—typically a life sentence—for the third violation of certain criminal offenses. A three-strike crime law aims to address misconduct by individuals who frequently break the law and appear undeterred by the typical prison sentence. Three-strike laws have faced scrutiny for violating the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, which bars cruel and unusual punishments. However, the Supreme Court has upheld three-strike laws based on the
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In Nebraska, allegations of child solicitation are serious. If someone accuses you of child solicitation or enticement, you can face charges under federal and state law. Omaha Attorney Tom Petersen is an experienced Nebraska lawyer who practices in federal, state, and local courts. Attorney Tom Petersen and the team will not judge or lecture you. Instead, the Petersen Law Firm will defend your reputation and protect your rights. What Does Child Solicitation Mean? Generally, indecent solicitation of a child is when an adult solicits or lures a child away from their parents. Child solicitation can occur electronically (internet, smartphone, social
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In Nebraska, a class 4 felony is one step above a misdemeanor. However, a class 4 felony can lead to prison and a lifetime loss of rights. Moreover, a class 4 felony conviction will carry the stigma and loss of rights associated with being a felon. Omaha attorney Tom Petersen is an experienced class 4 drug lawyer. If you face class 4 felony charges, Tom and his team can help. To get started, contact the Nebraska criminal defense lawyers at Petersen Criminal Law Defense today to schedule a free consultation. What Is a Class 4 Drug? Generally, a class 4
When we think about felony arson charges, it typically conjures up insurance scams and other wild schemes to defraud. However, real life is rarely as entertaining. For instance, a careless smoker can face arson charges, an accident can lead to arson charges, and even a domestic dispute can end with felony arson charges . If you are involved with a suspicious fire, you need to consult an attorney before speaking with investigators. A fire may not sound like a big deal at first. However, arson in Nebraska is a serious offense. If someone accuses you of setting a fire, you
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The people of Nebraska have the right to be free from an invasion into their homes. In summary, the burglary definition indicates that burglary is a forceful entry into another’s home or building with the intent to commit a felony. Therefore, burglary is a serious invasion of privacy. Burglary endangers the occupants of the home and the alleged burglar as well. That’s why prosecutors aggressively pursue harsh punishments for people accused of committing burglary. If you have a burglary charge, you face the possibility of a long prison sentence. You need the services of a lawyer who knows how to
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Automatic license suspensions for DUI in Nebraska cause a great deal of hardship. If you have been arrested for DUI in Nebraska and had your license administratively suspended, you probably know how difficult life is now that you can’t drive. However, you can apply for an ignition interlock in Nebraska so that you have a chance to return to your daily routine. The procedure for having an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle is not easy to follow. Having an experienced DUI defense lawyer like Tom Petersen guide you step-by-step through the process can help you get back on
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Police questioning can be frightening, especially if they suspect you committed a crime. As a result, you might feel the need to comply with their request to talk. You might even feel compelled to tell your side of the story. If so, rest assured that they will gladly listen. Police routinely continue to press you for more information until you relent—or invoke your right to remain silent. Nothing good ever comes from talking with the police when they suspect you’re connected to a crime. Contrary to popular belief, it is rarely possible to talk your way out of charges, and
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